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Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2014 End-of-Year Survey. The survey attracted 308 responses. said it got worse.

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Survey: Solopreneurs Optimistic About 2011

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the findings in The Solopreneur Life 2010 End-of-Year Survey. The anonymous survey was conducted using Survey Monkey, consisted of 25 questions, and was taken from December 12 through December 21. Respondents were able to complete the survey only once. receive the survey results free by clicking here.

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5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? An increase in your salary will not come overnight.

2011 Survey Results: Solopreneurs Are Optimistic About 2012, Despite Challenges

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the findings in The Second-Annual Solopreneur Life 2011 End-of-Year Survey. The anonymous survey, which was conducted using Survey Monkey and attracted 77 responses, consisted of 25 questions and was conducted during the first three weeks of December. Respondents were able to complete the survey only once.

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Survey: 51% of Solopreneurs Made Less Than $20,000 in 2010

The Solopreneur Life

B elow are the results from two questions in The Soloprenur Life 2010 End-of-Year Survey. The Solopreneur Survey: Your Participation Is Needed

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Corporate Layoffs Make Independent Work Look More Secure

Small Business Labs

The maker of household products such as Huggies and Kleenex paid its employees above-market salaries and avoided layoffs. That’s billion. 

2016 87

10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

The Small Business Blog

The PwC’s recent Global Economic Crime Survey makes for scary reading. d) Arrange payment of salaries for appropriate staff. Guest Blog

2016 124

Book Review: Baby Bust

Small Business Labs

The key finding of the surveys is a sharp decline in the number of students planning on having kids.   But the news is not all bad.

2014 60

7 Employee Retention Strategies You Should Start Using

Small Business CEO

According to a recent survey, more than 50% of companies said that they don’t have a strategy for retaining employees.

The big PA questions – what do you think?

Practically Perfect PA

Last month I asked you all to complete a survey which asked what are the big topics for discussion at the moment. Public impression is low.

2016 76

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Should You Tell How Much Money You Make?

On The Job

According to a Glassdoor.com survey, 17 percent of respondents say they are not comfortable talking about what they earn, up from 11 percent in 2008.

How To Get Your Boss To Agree To Anything You Want

Dumb Little Man

If you’re looking for a career or salary boost , you need to prove you deserve it. Similarly, if you want support for a new way of working, then find reputable studies and surveys that can back up your idea. See Also: 5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary. If you could change anything about your job, what would it be?

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What can assistants expect in 2015?

Practically Perfect PA

I am very optimistic about 2015, here are a few reasons why… Employment opportunities and salary. Assistant networking and events. Travel.

2015 75

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Leaving

On The Job

It seems like nearly every day a new lawsuit is launched by a company accusing another employer of poaching workers. This is a conversation,” he says.

2015 63

Honestly, what are the pros and cons of the role?

Practically Perfect PA

The job can run into your personal time and it is hard to get a salary that will compensate that. Meeting different people. Being the linchpin.

2013 111

A day in the life: Danielle Howes, Linley

Practically Perfect PA

Prior to this I worked for a large International Marketing Agency organising events and promotions for one of the UKs biggest retailers.

2015 85

Schedule Control and the Independent Worker

Small Business Labs

Other surveys put that figure as high as 87 percent.) Independent workers (freelancers, self-employed, etc.)

Trading Income for Flexibility

Small Business Labs

  According to the Washington Post's Companies have found something to give their workers instead of raises : More businesses are upping their spending on benefits such as one-time bonuses, health care and paid time off, according to recent survey data.  Often, those benefits are being provided in lieu of higher salaries

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What can assistants expect in 2013

Practically Perfect PA

Salary and financial reward . This is the same for assistants and we should be seeking salary increases if we are taking on extra work.

2013 73

It's All About Flexibility

Small Business Labs

  A recent survey by Mom Corps as reported by Business News Daily found that nearly half of the repondents would give up an average of nearly 10 percent of their salary for a more flexible work schedule.  We did this because almost everyone we interviewed described balance as having a flexible work schedule.

How SMBs Can Profile Their Typical Customer

Small Business CEO

Start by surveying your existing client base (no matter how small) to understand future buyers better. Salary. Making the sketch.

Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

workers, a new Accountemps survey suggests. ” Survey respondents cited the following five greatest benefits of job hopping. Women.

Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

Practically Perfect PA

We conducted a survey last year and one of the questions asked what session would the readers like to see at a conference. Support staff do not.

2015 80

Uh-Oh: You May Not Be Worth What You Thought

On The Job

According to a JobFox survey, some median annual salary ranges dropped $10,000, compared to a month ago. This helps set the groundwork for a salary bump before your annual review. Still, the question of whether to accept a job at a salary you believe is too low is a tough one. Don't become overfocused on wages.

Top 5 Uncommon Jobs In The US And How To Get Them

Dumb Little Man

The average salary of SAG-Aftra union members is around $53,423. A survey by the United States Department of Labour has shown that over half the professionals in the top paid jobs in the US are in the healthcare industry. Anesthesiologists take the top spot with the highest salary averaging over $246,000 per year. Flavorologist.

2017 11

Is Working 24/7 the New Normal?

On The Job

One even commented that his own inability to delegate means that subordinates should “be prepared to get emails at night.” magazine.

2012 43

Five Proven Ways To Have a Better Work Day

Productivityist

When BCG surveyed their clients, they found that the clients perceived a higher quality of work when employees unplugged and a colleague filled in.

2015 52

The Skills You Need to be Great Boss

On The Job

A recent OfficeTeam survey finds that 76% of workers say they are not interested in their manager's job. Well, let me see." they say.

Customer satisfaction getting worse among large retailers

Service Untitled

This cuts down on the overhead; no more expensive medical or life insurance coverage required, pensions, paid holidays or high salaries.

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

A few months ago I asked the Practically Perfect PA readers if they could complete a survey for me. Here are second set of results! Not yet no.

2014 66

Book Review: Raw Deal - How the Uber Economy is Screwing American Workers

Small Business Labs

Only 45% of traditional full time employees surveyed reported they were very satisfied.  But even other progressives are targets. 

Thank You For Being A Friend

Office Dynamics

Survey Reveals Employees Most Thankful for Friends at Work. 20, 2013 -- At work, as in life, people get by with a little help from their friends, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Workers were asked, " Aside from salary, what are you most thankful for at your current job? MENLO PARK, Calif., Their responses: Friendly coworkers.

What happened to customer service at Sears?

Service Untitled

Such was the tradition of Sears as it was well known as the General Store and a provider of everything one needed. So what has happened?

Giving Credit Where It's Due

Office Dynamics

Survey: Nearly All Executives Say Their Assistant Plays Important Role in Their Success. April 17, 2013 - - For many executives, one key to their success is no secret: It''s their administrative assistant, a new OfficeTeam survey confirms. MENLO PARK, Calif., Their responses*: Very important 44%. Somewhat important 50%.

The Yin and Yang of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

It also has a very active comments section with lots of great quotes from freelance writers discussing their lives as independent workers.

The Art of Conscious Compromise: Finding Your Perfection

Eat Your Career

You give up a ridiculously high salary because the job that actually makes you happy doesn’t pay as well as the one that makes you miserable.

Feeling Like What You Do Is Never Enough

On The Job

When surveys ask people how much more money they need to be financially comfortable, without fail they answer 20 percent to 40 percent more than they are making – whether they have an annual salary of $20,000 or $100,000. Why are you working so much? C'mon, I know it's true. So, again I ask you: Why are you working so much?

Being a Star Performer Will Pay Off

Office Dynamics

If you are not a reader of USA Today , you should sign up right away. Need I give you more reason to raise the bar for your performance in 2010?

Being a Star Performer Will Pay Off

Office Dynamics

If you are not a reader of USA Today , you should sign up right away. Need I give you more reason to raise the bar for your performance in 2010?

The Art of Conscious Compromise: Finding Your Perfection

Eat Your Career

You give up a ridiculously high salary because the job that actually makes you happy doesn’t pay as well as the one that makes you miserable. Give up the salary, get job satisfaction. The salary and job satisfaction. That ridiculously high salary? I’ve been thinking a lot about compromise lately. Your plan and love.